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Nearly half of U.S. men actively infected with HPV, study finds

HPV-linked cancers on the rise in men, but nearly 9 in 10 vaccine-eligible men are unvaccinated

Jan. 19, 2017 | By Rachel Tompa / Fred Hutch News Service

HPV-linked cancers on the rise in men, but nearly nine in 10 vaccine-eligible men are unvaccinated, new research shows.

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HPV vaccine boosts immune memory

A single dose of the HPV vaccine can strengthen immune memory in people who’ve previously been infected with HPV — and potentially help prevent re-infection

Aug. 10, 2016 | By Sabrina Richards / Fred Hutch News Service

It’s long been known that the vaccine against the human papilloma virus offers protection when administered to those who’d never experienced HPV infection. But new research suggests the possibility that it could also help those who’d been previously infected to guard against re-infection, according to results recently published in EBioMedicine.

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HPV vaccine uptake highest in Hispanic, low-income communities

Where you live matters for cancer-preventing shot, new study suggests

Jan. 13, 2016 | By Dr. Rachel Tompa / Fred Hutch News Service

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'It's been an incredible ride'

Dr. Denise Galloway reflects on a career — and a life — touched by cancer

Dec. 4, 2015 | By Dr. Denise Galloway, as told to Dr. Rachel Tompa / Fred Hutch News Service

'I can say that working in cancer research doesn’t prevent you from getting cancer.' -- Fred Hutch virologist Dr. Denise Galloway on losing her scientist-husband to the disease.

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1 in 10 women is not being screened for cervical cancer

As with the HPV vaccine, a key barrier is 'missed opportunities' among doctors

Nov. 5, 2014 | By Mary Engel / Fred Hutch News Service

Cervical cancer screening has been considered one of the great success stories in cancer prevention, yet about 8 million U.S. women have not been screened for the disease in the last five years, according to a report released today by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. "The United States is going to be the shame of the developed world because our rates of [HPV vaccine] uptake are so much lower than other countries," said Fred Hutch's Dr. Denise Galloway, whose research helped lay the groundwork for the vaccine.

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Finding better ways to treat, prevent HPV

Fred Hutch’s Dr. Denise Galloway chairs gathering of the brightest minds to discuss new advances in HPV research – and what’s still needed

Aug. 22, 2014 | By Diane Mapes / Fred Hutch News Service

Fred Hutch’s Dr. Denise Galloway chairs gathering of the brightest minds to discuss new advances in HPV research – and what’s still needed.

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